Early evidence suggests IMF programmes are maintaining long-term fiscal consolidation targets, while World Bank further continues Maximizing Finance for Development narrative amidst Covid-19 crisis.
World Bank’s new report on education and Covid-19 contrasts with IFC announcement on freezing private school investments.
25 years after Beijing Declaration, austerity and privatisation still modus operandi of Bretton Woods Institutions at the cost of women's rights.
BWP's Gender and Macroeconomics project launches a booklet on Gender-Just Macroeconomics; the World Bank’s privatisation push
World Bank's ‘innovative’ health financing instrument proved to be slow and late.
Abidjan Principles recognition by UN HRC states confronts World Bank privatization push in education.
World Bank water privatisation push in Africa criticised by civil society that are calling for a rights-based approach.
A new UN report shines light on how IMF and World Bank support for privatisation contributes to the elimination of human rights
The Coalition of Jakarta Residents Opposing Water Privatisation (KMMSAJ) calls for civil society groups globally to join them during Annual Meetings in Bali in protest against water privatisation
Reports expose the scale of damage caused by PPPs, adding weight to broader concerns around the Bank’s aggressive promotion of them.